quenlle

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A quenlla or quenlle drives water to the watermill, in Castroverde, Galicia

From Latin canalicula (gutter), diminutive of canālis (channel).

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Noun[edit]

quenlle m (plural quenlles)

  1. channel; ditch; gutter
    Synonyms: cal, caldeira, canle
  2. shoe (of the hopper of a mill)
    Synonyms: adella, causela
  3. gorge (mountain pass); defile
    Synonyms: calella, canella, quella, groba
  4. fosse
    Synonyms: gabia, groba

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